Coral Triangle Initiative Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF)

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Non Governmental Organization
Hendra Yusran Siry
Interim Executive Director
Sharifah Nora Ibrahim
Deputy Executive Director for Program Services
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Background Information

The CTI-CFF is a multilateral partnership of six countries namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste.

It aims to preserve and manage the vast marine, coastal and small islands ecosystems and the unique biodiversity of the Coral Triangle region of the Indo Pacific, which provide invaluable livelihood and food security benefits for communities in the Coral Triangle area.

The CTI-CFF works in the conservation and preservation of coral reefs through the implementation of its Regional Plan of Action (RPOA) with five goals: designation of effectively managed seascapes; application of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management; establishment of a fully functional marine protected area system; strengthening climate change adapatation and resilience; and improving the status of threatened marine species.

The CTI-CFF Newsletter is a bimonthly newsletter that highlights news, feature stories, announcements, events as well as updates from the CT6 member countries, CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat and its developoment partners. The CTI-CFF Newsletter accepts contribution from CT6 members and its development partners. To subscribe to the CTI-CFF Newsletter, please email (copy to

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Last Updated: 26 January 2019